First Impressions healthy snacks

First Impressions Snack Guide

When you reach for a snack, how much thought do you give to your dental health? First Impressions recommends planning snack times to include more foods that won’t cause cavities and fewer foods that cause cavities easily. Read on to help navigate tooth-friendly snacking!
Badger Sports Park appleton

Weeknight Specials at Badger Sports Park

Weeknights can be rough. Particularly in the dead of winter in Northeast Wisconsin. Badger Sports Park has specials every night of the week to let you shake things up, have a little family fun, and eat some of the best pizza around. All nearby and at seriously budget-friendly prices. Take...
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Considering Home Birth

Certified Professional Midwife, licensed in Wisconsin, Anja Farin has been serving families in Northeast Wisconsin since 1997. Anja shares with us what the top three worries newly pregnant families have when considering a home birth – complications, pain management and clean up. 1. Complications Considering and preparing for the potential complications...
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Become a Host Family – Enriching Lives by Breaking Down Walls

We are always being told to look at things from a new perspective. It is an essential part of resolving conflict, a way to finding solutions to difficult problems. Who hasn’t been asked to ‘think outside of the box’, right? By opening our minds to different approaches and understanding...
Classical School Appleton

Learn more about the Appleton Classical School, an AASD Charter School

Classical School, a tuition-free kindergarten through 8th grade charter school in the Appleton Area School District, is hosting informational sessions for parents of prospective students on Wednesdays, December 12, 2018; January 9, 2019; and February 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm. Each session will include a presentation, time for questions,...
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Luv 2 Play – Appleton’s Newest Fun Spot!

Appleton's newest indoor playground, Luv 2 Play, is fun for the whole family and the grand opening is Thursday, November 1, 2018! Luv 2 Play 4938 Integrity Way Appleton, WI 54913 Play Hours Monday-Thursday: 9am-8pm Friday-Saturday: 9am-9pm Sunday: 10am-6pm Luv 2 Play Information Admission Parents, Babies under 6 months, and Siblings over 13: FREE Under 12 months...
Dia de los Muertos

What is Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration?

Have you seen colorful sugar skulls and artwork depicting Dia de los Muertos? Do you wonder what this tradition and cultural holiday all meant? The Appleton Bilingual School shares with us some meaning behind this traditional celebration. Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, is a celebration honoring...

Try the Gixo app with us! – Workout anytime, anywhere

We are excited to be partnering with Gixo, a fitness app that allows you to workout anytime, anywhere with real trainers! It intrigued me because as a busy mom it gives me the flexibility to find something, at home, that works with my schedule. Give it a try with...
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Play On My Team – What can youth sports offer?

The first practice is coming. The excitement and butterflies are at capacity. Who’s on my team? Will I know anyone? What if I’m not good? I’m scared. In youth sports, kids are faced with a greater challenge than simply playing the sport. Meeting the team, the coaches and the parents...
Things to Do in September

30 Things to Do in September

Changing leaves. Pumpkin spice everything. Comfortable temperatures. Firmly back into the school routine. So many things to do and lovable things about September! We've rounded up some fun things to do this month in Northeast Wisconsin, from Oshkosh to Appleton to Green Bay (and beyond) for your family! Things to Do in...